Dinner

Chickpea and Tahini Stew

A combination of chickpeas, tahini, seasonal vegetables and warming spices make this creamy stew a winning winter recipe. Much to my dismay, the weather has cooled down substantially. If I’m honest with myself, I have to admit that it is, in fact, mid-winter. Bleh! There are a few things that […]

Four Corners Lentil Stew

A tasty, satisfying and healthy vegan meal made with pantry staples Lockdown Lentil Stew … I first came across this recipe online many years ago. I am not even sure where I stumbled upon it, but I copied and pasted the recipe and directions into my Notes App on my […]

Tasty Vegan Spinach and Mushroom Salad

A beautifully textured and savoury vegan salad, perfect as an accompaniment to a braai/barbeque or at a summer picnic. 🌱Swiss Chard = nutritional powerhouse 🌱 It really is not accidental that the good old cartoon character, strongman Popeye, ate copious amounts of spinach to retain his strength. From a quick […]

Quick and Easy Vegan Chickpea Curry

A tasty vegan chickpea curry that is sure to become a staple in your home, and a crowd-pleaser for entertaining. This recipe kind of has a special place in my heart 😊 When I was still a new vegetarian, in roughly 2012 or so, I was just as confused as […]

Hearty split pea soup

An easy vegan pea soup recipe that is thick, hearty, smoky and ridiculously satisfying. It is also fat-free and high in protein, and makes a perfect winter warming meal. The flavour of this recipe really reminds me of my moms pea soup recipe. It makes me super nostalgic, and reminds […]

Easy Higher Protein Vegan Chickpea Burgers

A quick and simple vegan burger patty recipe which is made with chickpeas Decided to give Meatless Mondays a try but feeling lost for ideas? Why not give these burgers a try? (Alternatively, you could try my meat-free spaghetti bolognese recipe). Come on, who doesn’t love a good burger? Convenient, […]

Meat – free Spaghetti Bolognese

A beautiful fusion of Mediterranean flavours combine in this classic spaghetti bolognese recipe, which is simmered slowly to mellow its flavours and create the ultimate vegan comfort meal. One of my all-time favourite weeknight meals has always been spaghetti bolognese, both when I used to eat meat, and now as […]